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East District Web Page

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

The District Offices will be closed Monday, December 20 through Monday, January 3, reopening on Tuesday, January 4 for the Christmas holiday. We will return to the office Tuesday, January 4, 2022. "And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never...

Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

by Rev. Susan Brims, East District Missional Strategist & Superintendent Mind the gap is a phrase I have heard many people repeat after they returned from a trip to London. Mind the gap is a call to pay attention when you are getting on or off a subway train to...

Seasons of Change

Seasons of Change

By Rev. Susan Brims, Missional Strategist & Superintendent The words found in Ecclesiastes 3 are true, aren’t they: for everything there is a season…. (I hear singing.) As we begin to see signs that the season in Arizona is finally changing to a cooler time, we...

The Power of Prejudice

The Power of Prejudice

By Rev. Susan Brims, East District Missional Strategist & Superintendent It took two years after the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 for word to make its way to Texas that slaves were freed persons. For over two years black people suffered horribly under the...

Guided by the Spirit

Guided by the Spirit

I was reading a commentary on the book of First Corinthians that started out by saying the book was written for a church that was experiencing great divisions. Some of the divisions were along ethnic lines. Others were divisions in theological beliefs. What is painful is the fact that parties on all sides of the dividing line claimed to be following what their faith taught them.

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